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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Dacryocystitis

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How is dacryocystitis treated?

How is dacryocystitis treated?

Nasolacrimal sac: Dacryocystitis (nasolacrimal sac inflammation) is often treated with warm compresses, antibiotics and sometimes with surgical intervention. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about surgery for dacryocystitis?

Can you tell me about surgery for dacryocystitis?

DCR: Dacryocystorhinostomy (dcr) is the standard treatment. This is an outpatient surgery done under anesthesia. It can be performed through an external incision (generally considered to have the highest success rate) or endoscopically. Often, a temporary stent is placed at the time of surgery. Rarely, a jones tube may be needed as well. Recovery is typcially a week or two. ...Read more

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What is a natural home remedy for dacryocystitis?

What is a natural home remedy for dacryocystitis?

There are none.: Dacryocystitis, or infection of the lacimal sac, is usually a result of a block naso-lacrimal duct, the tube that connects the eye and nose. Surgery to open this or create a new opening is often required. See an oculoplastic surgeon for evaluation of this problem. ...Read more

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What are some natural home remedy for dacryocystitis?

What are some natural home remedy for dacryocystitis?

None: Acute dacryocystitis requries antibiotics and sometimes surgical drainage. Chronic dacryocystitis requires surgery. See an oculoplastic surgeon. Most academic centers have one. ...Read more

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Can you tell me natural home remedy for dacryocystitis?

Can you tell me natural home remedy for dacryocystitis?

Hot compresses: But if you do not improve you really need to see a doctor for antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have dacryocystitis in my eye that has turned into a abscess & a 2nd infection. ER doc said it needs surgery & drainage What kind surgery is this?

I have dacryocystitis in my  eye that has turned into a abscess & a 2nd infection. ER doc said it needs surgery & drainage What kind surgery is this?

Dacryocystorhinostom: The infection will be treated and drained and then a procedure will be done termed a dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR). This creates a new channel from the eyelids into the nose for tear outflow, bypasses the scar and will remove any residual infection. This is commonly done by oculoplastic surgeons although some ENT surgeons also do this. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for recurring dacryocystitis? I had a I&D 2 weeks ago & been on erythromycin ointment & doxycycline. Infection is back & painful

What is the treatment for recurring dacryocystitis? I had a I&D 2 weeks ago & been on erythromycin ointment & doxycycline. Infection is back & painful

Topical steroid: Chronic dacryocystitis may resolve with lacrimal sac massages, warm compresses, and topical and/or oral antibiotics and steroids eye drops. See your PCP for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is darcryocystitis?

Dacryocystitis: Dacryocystitis is an infection in the tear sac just under the bone next to the inside corner of your eyelids. It's often caused by a blockage of the tear drainage system. If present, this needs to be treated promptly with oral antibiotics. Patients who have this infection caused by a blockage often need a surgical procedure to open the blocked tear system. ...Read more

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What is dacrocystitis? What cures it?

What is dacrocystitis? What cures it?

When the tear drain: age duct is blocked or inflamed from obstruction. Little 'stones' or dacryoliths can block the drainage. Removing the stones or what looks like sand by Dacryocystectomy or opening the drain surgically, and placing spaghetti like plastic tubing in place to keep it open is curative. It's a quick procedure and safe. ...Read more

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What is dacrocystitis? What cures it?

What is dacrocystitis? What cures it?

Lacrimal infection: The tears drain into the lacrimal sac, which is just under the skin at the inside corner of the eyes. Small tubes called canaliculi drain from small openings in the eyelid into this sac. From here, tears drain into the nasal cavity. If an infection occurs in the lacrimal sac it is called dacryocystitis. There is pain, swelling, tearing, and redness at the inside corner. Oral antibiotics treat it. ...Read more